Donald Bane (1093-1094)

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Donald Bane (Donald III)

King of Scotland
In office
1093 – May 1094
Preceded by Malcolm III
Succeeded by Duncan II

King of Scotland
In office
November 12, 1094 – 1097
Preceded by Duncan II
Succeeded by Edgar

Born 1033
Died 1099[1]
Rescobie, Kingdom of Scotland

Donald Bane was the brother of Malcolm III and became king of Scotland only after a long struggle, that ended with Bane besieging, and capturing Edinburgh castle. However Donald Bane was ousted by English nobles however, and was replaced by Malcolm III's son, Duncan II. Donald bane then returned to Scotland after a brief Exile, and reclaimed the throne.

Donald Bane was defeated by Edgar (of Scotland) in battle.